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Obituary for Dorothy L. Johnson


Dorothy L. Johnson, 91, of La Crosse, passed away on April 12, 2018 at Hillview Health Care Center. She was born on June 1, 1926 to Willard and Sena Ferris. Dorothy married Reuben Johnson on Dec. 27, 1941. Dorothy enjoyed many hobbies including: fishing, hunting, playing cards and yatzee, especially with her grandchildren, as well as all of her trips to the casino. Dorothy is survived by her seven children, Sharon Gile, of Mo., Betty (Harold) Ehlo of La Crosse, Marlene (John) Lisowski of Arcadia, Arnie (Paula) Johnson of Miss., Bill (Sue) Johnson of La Crosse, David (Bonnie) Johnson of Holmen, and Diane (Neil) Hendrickson of West Salem; daughter-in-law, Donna Johnson of Sparta; 34 grandchildren and great-grandma to four generations; and many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by all. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Reuben; children, Mary Moses of Colo., Millie Kirchner of Mindoro, Floyd Johnson of West Salem, Reuben Jr. and Peter Paul as infants. In accordance with Dorothy’s wishes a private graveside service with immediate family only. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Woodruff Chapel, La Crosse is assisting the family. On line condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com